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Dibble & Grub

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The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (75 reviews)
“wedges” (12 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Repeat visits to this excellent beach front venue, particularly known for its tapas dishes but also a great place to have a drink outside, including a great mojito. Enjoyed mackerel bap, tortilla, butter beans, halloumi "fish fingers", courgette fritters and the best potato wedges. Very...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. The service is excellent and the food really great. We had brunch twice croissants and eggs benedict both lovely. Could have decaffeinated tea to be even better. Tonight we went for tapas all dishes were very good and the service excellent....More

Thank flb1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice on our holiday and loved it both times. All the food is fresh and homemade. The hummus is AMAZING, all the food dishes were delicious. We wanted to eat here again before we left but unfortunately we couldn't get a table....More

Thank empel2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great range of tapas all very well priced. Worth checking out the specials board as the grilled hake with chorizo was fantastic for about £7....and that was probably the most expensive dish on the menu. Other highlights were the spicy falafel, baked tomato and brie,...More

Thank NantwichFlatley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a few drinks here with a friend who lives on St Marys, nice atmosphere with friendly staff. Although we didn't eat the food that was being served looked and smelt delicious so next year will definitely give it a go

Thank ra28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting, excellent menu, friendly service but the food could have been hotter, I don't think it was properly defrosted, hence only 4 blobs.

Thank Oldpigsqueal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Named after one of the great Brian Cant's (sadly recently deceased) funny lines this little restaurant is a sort of fusion tapas bar with great selection of delicacies. Highly recommended and well worth booking, as it gets quite booked. Coffee to die for and a...More

Thank Pianoman2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times and are never dissapointed. Food is served to a high standard. There may be a slight wait but this is only as the food is prepared fresh and it is a very popular place!! Wedges are out of this...More

2  Thank beartrouble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate/drank coffee at Dibble and Grub on a number of occasions. The coffee is absolutely exceptional accompanied by fabulous food all served up by friendly staff. The views across Porthcressa Bay are great. The only down point is this is small place and very...More

Thank tighthead22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love dibble and grub didn't eat there but prices and food looked good we had coffee and decided to stay for drinks good friendly staff overlooking porthcressa beach highly recommended.

Thank wipeoutt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 423719
Dibble & Grub has a fantastic location on Porthcressa beachfront with beautiful views over the bay. Serving brunch, lunch, tapas & evening meals, all food is freshly prepared on the premises. Special dietary requirements are happily catered for with a wide choice for vegetarians and ceoliacs. Baristas prepare your coffee from seasonal espresso roasted in Cornwall. The fully licensed bar offers excellent cocktails, Mediterranean lagers, Cornish ciders and a carefully chosen Wine List.
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